Case Study: Mozambique LNG Projects

This blog was originally published as a case study in “Banking on Climate Chaos: Fossil Fuel Finance Report 2021” — a report by Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Indigenous Environmental Network,…

Challenging Banks,
the Fossil Fuel Funders

For years, RAN has been pushing big banks to cut financing to new and existing fossil fuel projects — especially the particularly destructive ones like tar sands, Arctic, offshore oil & gas, fracking, coal mining, coal power, and liquefied natural gas (LNG). If we are to have any chance of stopping the devastating impacts of climate change, banks must completely phase out their support for fossil fuels, starting with these devastating projects.

People are Stopping Toxic Pipelines and Terminals

To ensure our future, and a liveable climate, we must stop expanding the very industries that are causing climate destruction. Banks and insurance companies have the power to change the world by withholding financing and insurance from any new fossil fuel projects. Frontline Indigenous communities and local and national environmental and climate justice organizations have joined forces, putting the pressure on dirty energy companies and their financial backers to be on the right side of history, and we are winning.

Coal, Tar Sands and Fracked Gas: Fueling Climate Change

Climate change has played a heavy hand in making weather events more serious, and sometimes more often. And where there isn’t more rain, there are longer, and more frequent droughts that lead to longer, more dire fire seasons. Extracting fossil fuels like coal, tar sands, and fracked gas are contributing to climate chaos at an alarming rate, and so are the institutions that finance this dirty energy.

Who’s banking the Coastal GasLink pipeline?

TransCanada is trespassing on Wet’suwet’en land to start construction of Coastal Gas Link pipeline. What banks are financing this pipeline –– and the clear abuse of Indigenousrights? Check out our rundown of who’s banking on the Coastal Gas Link pipeline.

How to Support Standing Rock: A Personal FAQ

Hey folks, my name is Brihannala Morgan and I’m a senior forest campaigner at RAN. While my work mostly involves working directly with Indigenous and frontline communities in Indonesia, I…